Michele L. Barlow

Senior Vice President


Michele is a Senior Vice President at Macha/PAR, a payments association with offices in Maryland and Wisconsin. At Macha she is responsible for the development and execution of association training and certification programs, conference and event planning, and member service. She is a member of The Payments Institute’s Board of Regents, the APRP Oversight Panel, the AFPP Oversight Panel, is active on other national committees, and a frequent speaker at industry events.

Prior to joining the Macha team in 2009, she was a corporate trainer for a financial institution. She obtained her AAP and NCP certifications in 2010 and 2011 respectively and the APRP in 2022. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin.